Clarification on CNAME

Matus UHLAR - fantomas uhlar at
Mon Jan 24 13:09:20 UTC 2011

On 24.01.11 17:13, rams wrote:
> y resolver is returning multiple CNAMEs for same hostname. But I believe
> CNAME should not return same hostname with multiple values.


> Is this behavior is correct. Could you please clarify me.

it's not. CNAME may be the only record type for a domain, only its signature
may appear on it...
the server that returns multiple cnames is broken.
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